Prof. (Col) Dr. Aditya Parida, worked as Professor at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He worked for several Swedish National research foundations, and industries, besides European Union research projects. He has worked for 23 years as an Operation and Maintenance Engineer in the Indian Army and prematurely retired as a Director of Management Studies, Army HQs. He was a visiting Professor with several Universities in Sweden, Japan, Finland, Iran, and India. He was member of the European Maintenance Assessment Committee, SMRP (USA), and Secretary of European Masters and PhD thesis award committee.
Dr. Aditya authored of two books, four book chapters on Asset and Maintenance Performance Measurement. His publications include over a hundred peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in the area of Operation & Maintenance, asset engineering and management, performance measurement management and eMaintenance. He has been a Guest-editor of eight special issues of JQME, COMADEM International, IJPE and IJSAEM. He is Associate Editor, COMADEM International. The Emerald Group has awarded him with the Outstanding Paper Award-2007 for JQME. He is an external Examiner, REAM Masters' Program, Manchester University, UK (2018-22).
He was awarded with Eminent Alumni Award from VSSUT, Odisha, India in 2017.